Are you looking for a fun and functional speech therapy app to help your child with an articulation disorder or other expressive language delay or disorder?
Last July, I wrote a review for Speech Blubs app, which is a fun app for children struggling with various expressive language disorders. In my review, I gave an overview of the app with an interview and tips for using this apps with your child. I also included in this post in case you missed it last time! Check out my review here that includes an interview with Jerry, the creator of Speech Blubs!
This quick assessment does not replace a speech and language assessment though. This is just a quick screening that can be a useful tool for a parent or shared with an SLP. Additionally, the app does not replace speech therapy! However, this app can be used in conjunction with speech and language therapy and can be wonderful tool for carryover.
Nature, Animals, Back to School, Toys, Emotions, My Body, Ride My Wheels, Dinosaurs, Universe, Sweet Home
New Screener, Topic Picker, Reading voice for Educational Videos, full UK and Spanish Version
Mini- game, Sentence Building activity, New Section of Clothes and Rhymes
For parents, what is the ideal way to use this app?
- First assess your child with our screener, when you download the app, we ask you a couple of questions. It takes you 5 to 10 minutes and you get a free personalised report with tips and tricks about your child’s hearing, pragmatics, comprehension, play and talking.
- Model along. Your presence and enthusiasm act as additional motivation. Simply use the app yourself for getting their attention.
- Let the child be in charge. Allow the children to choose which activity they want to play with, this will keep them engaged.
- Limit session length, but do it regularly. Our therapists usually recommend 5 to 10 minutes a day, at least 3 times a week. You can set the reminders within the app, so you don’t miss on daily practice.
- If possible, use Speech Blubs with two or more kids at a time, they challenge each other, role-play, invent stories – giggles and learning potential amplifies.
- Use it in addition to one-on-one time. Combine the app with other activities, like books and an illustrated vocabulary.
- Trigger conversations: Challenge the kid to have a conversation based on their head-prop. Or use the funny content from bonus videos to trigger conversations.
- Our app can be used to boost any toddler’s speech, but works miracles with kids who suffer from speech delay, Down syndrome, Apraxia, or autism. Even those who are totally non-verbal often start imitating right away.